One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A piece of meat cooked slowly in a covered dish.
- ‘You come home just as she's pulling a burnt pot roast from the oven.’
- ‘As for the lamb, think melting meat, falling off the bone, with the rich, dark juices you get from a pot roast.’
- ‘My old lady's just taking the pot roast out of the oven.’
- ‘He twitched a little, smiled then looked at the pot roast.’
- ‘Haven't any of these girls even helped prepare a pot roast before?’
- ‘It will become the latest place for fashionable New Yorkers, who will push the pot roast around their plates while nibbling salads.’
- ‘How long does it take to cook really good pot roast - and why?’
- ‘As if I asked her if she knew the color of the sky or how to cook a pot roast.’
- ‘For a certain kind of eater, nothing less than a pot roast will do.’
- ‘‘This is good,’ Andy said suddenly taking another big bite of the pot roast Jamie cooked.’
- ‘I think I had a pot roast cooking on low this morning.’
- ‘Then to find out just how rugged it really was I tried slicing up a pot roast that was tougher than saddle leather and twice as stiff.’
- ‘Mom had cooked a pot roast for dinner, but Jared and I were so tired that our heads were practically hitting the table.’
- ‘It is not enough to pass on the good china; you must also pass on the family recipe for making the pot roast.’
- ‘The political discussion appeared to have ended at last, and everyone had turned their attention back to the pot roast on their plates.’
- ‘That's nothing compared to the time she burned down the kitchen trying to cook a pot roast.’
- ‘The range of recipes for cooking it includes a pot roast, barbecued beaver, baked, fried, stewed, fricasséed, or in a meat loaf or pie.’
- ‘We forgot about the people who ate beef and didn't want to spend six hours making a pot roast.’
- ‘The texture of a well cooked pot roast is often described as ‘fork-tender’.’
- ‘Nothing fancy this, just a sound pot roast pigeon recipe with classic flavourings and a thick, old-fashioned gravy.’
Cook (a piece of meat) slowly in a covered dish.
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- ‘I have been looking for ways of using more of this milder, more subtle, aromatic flavour, so here is a recipe for a Provençale dish of whole chicken pot-roasted with 40 cloves of garlic.’
- ‘We started with an appetiser of celeriac velouté and ham hock tortellini, which was followed by seared scallops ceviche and cucumber jelly, then pot-roasted lobster with foie gras.’
- ‘Try the birds rubbed with butter, salt and pepper and pot-roasted on a bed of halved white chicory, celery stalks and bay leaves.’
- ‘This can be roasted or grilled if it comes from high-quality cattle, but it is usually braised or pot-roasted.’
- ‘I decided not to have it on the basis that pot-roasted meat always looks grey and unappetising and reminds me of my paternal grandmother's cooking.’
- ‘The food, when it arrived, was delicious; I had chicken on the bone, pot-roasted in a lemon and mustard sauce and John had scallops.’
- ‘The second portion talks about cooking techniques - pot-roasting, grilling, souffles and soup.’
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